‘Just give us our money’: Taliban push to unlock Afghan billions abroad

FRANKFURT: Afghanistan’s Tali­b­an government is pressing for the release of billions of dollars of central bank reserves as the drought-stricken nation faces a cash crunch, mass starvation and a new migration crisis. Afghanistan parked billions of dollars in assets overseas with the US Federal Reserve and other central banks in Europe, but that money has been frozen since the Taliban ousted the Western-backed government in … Continue reading ‘Just give us our money’: Taliban push to unlock Afghan billions abroad